Lineage

Data Lineage in relation to Cognos is how an item on your report can be traced back to the source.

If you want to know where a dataitem comes from follow the next steps:

1. In your report, expand the “insertable objects” three

2. Right click for example on a measure

3. Choose “Lineage”

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4. A new screen pops up where you will see the Data Lineage information being gathered

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5. In the next screen you will have a tab for “Business View” and “Technical View”

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